Rangeland Fire Danger Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
140 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE AVERAGE TODAY...AND WITH
BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS...THE RANGE LAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN THE
LOW TO MODERATE CATEGORIES. DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ON
SUNDAY...AND TEMPS WILL WARM INTO THE LOWER 70S...PUTTING THE
RANGE LAND FIRE DANGER IN THE MODERATE CATEGORY.

SDZ001-012-013-026-027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-190015-
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-
FALL RIVER-SHANNON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...
ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...
WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
140 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014 /240 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014/

...MODERATE FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE
CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON. MARGINAL WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A
LOWERING MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC
MATERIAL ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL
FOR A FIRE OCCURRENCE. DO NOT LEAVE OUTDOOR FIRES UNATTENDED
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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SDZ002-014-025-190015-
PERKINS-ZIEBACH-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEMMON...BISON...DUPREE...SPEARFISH
140 AM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...LOW FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE LOW CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A HIGH MOISTURE
CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL ON THE
GROUND...INDICATE THAT THE PROBABILITY OF A FIRE OCCURRENCE IS
LOW. OUTDOOR BURNING UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN USUALLY BE
PERFORMED WITH REASONABLE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


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